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Drugs in Society: Causes, Concepts, and Control / Edition 7
     

Drugs in Society: Causes, Concepts, and Control / Edition 7

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by Michael D. Lyman
 

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ISBN-10: 1455731870

ISBN-13: 9781455731879

Pub. Date: 11/04/2013

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This text addresses important issues associated with drug abuse in the US. It details the history of drug abuse and the development of drug control policy, reviews drug pharmacology, and outlines theories of drug abuse. There is much material on gangs and drugs and the involvement of organized crime in the drug trade, and discussion on drug laws and drug enforcement

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This text addresses important issues associated with drug abuse in the US. It details the history of drug abuse and the development of drug control policy, reviews drug pharmacology, and outlines theories of drug abuse. There is much material on gangs and drugs and the involvement of organized crime in the drug trade, and discussion on drug laws and drug enforcement initiatives. Other issues examined include medical marijuana, drug testing, and drug abuse in sports. Learning features include objectives, key terms, and critical thinking questions. Lyman is affiliated with Columbia College; Potter, affiliated with Eastern Kentucky University. Annotation c. Book News, Inc.,Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781455731879
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/04/2013
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
520
Sales rank:
792,624
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Preface

Introduction

PART I – UNDERSTANDING THE PROBLEM

Chapter 1- The Nature of the Drug Problem

Chapter 2 - The History of Drug Abuse

Chapter 3-Drug Abuse and Pharmacology

Chapter 4 - The Illicit Drug Trade

Chapter 5 - Domestic Drug Production

Chapter 6- Drugs and Crime

PART II – GANGS AND DRUGS

Chapter 7- Organized Crime and The Drug Trade

Chapter 8- Domestic Drug-Trafficking Organizations

Chapter 9-Mexico and the Other Transnational Trafficking Organizations

PART III – FIGHTING BACK

Chapter 10-The Drug Control Initiative

Chapter 11-Critical Issues in Drug Control

Chapter 12-Legalizing Marijuana: America’s Latest Social Experiment

Chapter 13-Understanding Drug Control Policy

Chapter-14 Drug Control Through Treatment and Prevention

APPENDIX I – DRUG SCHEDULING

APPENDIX II – GANGS HIGHLIGHTED BY THE NATIONAL DRUG INTELLIGENCE CENTER

APPENDIX III – LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS

INDEX

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